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Functional Anatomy of the Endocrine Glands

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EXERCISE 27

Functional Anatomy of the Endocrine Glands
Gross Anatomy and Basic Function of the Endocrine Glands
1. Both the endocrine and nervous systems are major regulating systems of the body; however, the nervous system has been compared to an airmail delivery system and the endocrine system to the pony express. Briefly explain this comparison.

The nervous system is a lot more fast acting and more rapid action occurs when compaired to the endocrine and the slow path through the blood stream to create a reation.

2. Define hormone. it is a chemical put off by the body that serves as a message to make a compensation

of certain chemicals levels.

3. Chemically, hormones belong chiefly to two molecular
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estrogens

c b c

4. insulin 5. norepinephrine 6. parathyroid hormone

b a b

7. T4 /T3 8. testosterone 9. TSH, FSH

11. Name the hormone(s) produced in inadequate amounts that directly result in the following conditions. (Use your textbook as necessary.)

PTH ADH insulin GH ADH

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

tetany excessive diuresis without high blood glucose levels loss of glucose in the urine abnormally small stature, normal proportions low BMR, mental and physical
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